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The Nun's Story

The Nun's Story(1959)

Remind Me

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  • Sister Luke is based on a real-life former nun named Marie-Louise Habets, whom Audrey Hepburn consulted prior to production.
  • An often-reported legend surrounding this movie is the story that Hepburn demanded a bidet be provided for her on location in the Congo. Hepburn always denied this, wondering how such an extravagance could even be hooked up in the Congo.
  • Members of the Rome Opera ballet corps were hired to play some of the nuns, and complex convent rituals were literally choreographed for them.

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